Best of Boston

Best Seafood Restaurant

2004 Best Seafood Restaurant, West

Skipjack’s Seafood Emporium

Skipjack's is obsessed with providing the freshest seafood in the neighborhood in a setting of nautical charm and modern comfort. Its oyster list boasts aphrodisiacs [...] read more»
2004 Best Seafood Restaurant

Great Bay

A Maine native, chef Jeremy Sewall has spent more than enough time on the New England coast to develop a healthy respect for fish and [...] read more»
2003 Best Seafood Restaurant, North

Woodman’s of Essex

This is what you might call seafood in the rough: You stand at the counter, shout your order, eat it, and leave. But paper plates [...] read more»
2003 Best Seafood Restaurant, West


For the healthy: blackened tuna sashimi. For the daring: wasabi-crusted salmon. And for the hungry: a lobster roll that's meaty, chunky, and sweet. No matter [...] read more»
2003 Best Seafood Restaurant, Upscale


First, the bad news: There's no clear view of the water. Now, the good news: With seafood this fresh, you know you must be close. [...] read more»
2002 Best Seafood Restaurant, North


Glowing candles and a well-scrubbed interior may keep it more refined than your average fish shack, but Periwinkles' sea fare is straight-off-the-boat fresh. The crabmeat [...] read more»
2002 Best Seafood Restaurant, Upscale

KingFish Hall

For a town that prides itself on its seafood, it can be tough to find a seafood restaurant that goes beyond the standard boiled lobsters [...] read more»
2001 Best Seafood Restaurant, South

Jake’s Seafood

This is the kind of casual seafood place where you're as comfortable bringing a date as you would be having the kids in tow. The [...] read more»
2001 Best Seafood Restaurant

KingFish Hall

We know it's in, yikes, Faneuil Hall Marketplace. And we know it's owned by, yawn, Todd English. Still, KingFish Hall blows all the other seafood [...] read more»
2000 Best Seafood Restaurant, Affordable

The Barking Crab

A perennial after-work hangout for Financial District types, the Barking Crab is a funky, inexpensive joint with great seafood. The decor is confined to kitsch: [...] read more»